Katy Barnato is an associate producer for CNBC.com, for which she writes and edits business news and features.
She joined CNBC in 2011, after spending most of her career reporting on bond markets for Credit magazine. Her work has also been published in the U.K.'s Sunday Telegraph.
Katy graduated in newspaper journalism from City University in London and economics and politics from the University of Bristol.
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Treasury prices dipped slightly on Friday in subdued trading, with investors looking ahead to key data next week.
Treasury prices added to losses after the Treasury sold $29 billion in 7-year notes to relatively low demand.
Financial "stress" in the euro zone has fallen and is now near levels last seen before the economic crisis in 2007, the ECB said on Wednesday.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a higher open on Wall Street ahead of a deluge of economic data.
The S&P 500 is on track to reach 2,000, but the start of Fed tapering could provoke a fall of 10 percent or more, warned a senior investment analyst.
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